Culinary Technician, Chowbotics by DoorDash
About the Team
Chowbotics is at the forefront of bringing automation into the food industry as part of DoorDash. We develop and ship robots that promote convenience through food automation. Our robots are often characterized as compact micro-restaurants that can provide customizable, fresh, healthy meals in closer proximity to consumers than any other food source. We are a team of engineers and manufacturing innovators that have exciting plans for scaling and developing new and more advanced food robots.
About the Role
The culinary technician role is a highly flexible role involving ingredient and menu qualification to work with our chefs and engineering team to support client needs. We are looking for teammates with excellent time management skills, experience succeeding in a self-starting environment, and who always give it their best shot. As an essential member of the Engineering team, the culinary technician would be part of a global team of detail-oriented and motivated individuals who are committed to advancing food robotic technology to improve people's lives. You will report to the software team of the Chowbotics organization.
What You’ll Do
- Follow technical procedures defined by engineering and culinary teams.
- Meticulously document results and enter data into different platforms including company website, and excel sheets.
- Support Culinary and Engineering teams in testing new ingredients and menus
- Perform basic kitchen operation of maintaining the machinery and the components through basic cleaning and washing.
- Generate detailed reports on specific technical procedures to be shared with leadership
We're excited about you because you have…
- High school Diploma and 3+ years of work experience working as a Operation Technician
- Excellent verbal and written skills with outstanding organizational and time-management skills
- Computer know-how and ability to follow installation, troubleshooting procedures, and eagerness to get to the bottom of problems.
- Ability to implement and communicate tasks and results effectively to the stakeholders for decision making.
Nice to Have
- Prior culinary experience
- Prior experience with food, robots, refrigeration systems or commercial kitchen equipment
Why You’ll Love Working at DoorDash
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